Category Archives: BLOG

Blog articles are written by Richard Lee for his monthly newspaper column ‘Country Notebook’. Stories and shorter posts on other topics also appear here.

Rebagging the Cat

Rebagging the Cat. Its time I came out and I’ll do it here now, so hold on. Ready? Am I a believer or not? Yes I know. It’s not possible, and believers are all nutters. But there is more to … Continue reading

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Snakes Alive!

Snakes Alive! Now, that’s a snake! I love this picture of a python passing by a house at Cardwell in Queensland. Cardwell was devastated by the cyclone that hit the region earlier in 2011. We are not certain, but this … Continue reading

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Why did the pheasant cross the road?

Why did the pheasant cross the road? Yes … that’s right. A pheasant crosses the road a couple of kilometres before Newstead on the Newstead – Castlemaine road. Symes Road was the nearest corner although you would never really know … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring. Drought breaking rains have given us the best start possible spring in 14 years. Here we see the Muckelford Creek and the blue iris around the historic Corriedale Cottage, both on the Castlemaine road. The climate is confusing and … Continue reading

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